Whether you're lying in bed or riding a train, you can think of a book, and have it in less than 60 secondsAmazon introduces Kindle e-book reader Nov 19, 2007
We invite authors to communicate with their readers in a way that hasn't before been possibleAmazon.com introduces authors' postings Feb 01, 2006
Texas has been a longstanding leader in the aerospace industry and we are very excited about the possibility of locating hereSpace Race 2: Bezos and life beyond Amazon Jan 18, 2005
In time for the holidays, the new Apparel & Accessories store gives customers the opportunity to shop for clothing and accessories with all the easy-to-use features they have come to expect at Amazon.comOn the Net ... with UPI Nov 07, 2002
We combine this value with our focus on customer service to create a convenient one-stop shop for customers to do their Holiday Shopping on the trusted Amazon.com Web siteOn the Net ... with UPI Nov 07, 2002
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Jeffrey Preston "Jeff" Bezos (born January 12, 1964) is the founder, president, chief executive officer and chairman of the board of Amazon.com. Bezos, a Tau Beta Pi graduate of Princeton University, worked as a financial analyst for D. E. Shaw & Co. before founding Amazon in 1994.
Bezos' maternal ancestors were settlers who lived in Texas, and over the generations had acquired a 25,000 acre (101 km2 or 39 miles2) ranch in Cotulla. Bezos' maternal grandfather was a regional director of the U.S. Atomic Energy Commission in Albuquerque. He retired early to the ranch, where Bezos spent most summers of his youth, working with his grandfather at the enormously varied tasks essential to the operation. At an early age, he displayed a striking mechanical aptitude -as a toddler, he tried dismantling his crib with a screwdriver.